Lawyers for Shell take their seats at the start of the court case environmentalist and human rights groups have brought on against Royal Dutch Shell to force the energy firm to cut its reliance on fossil fuels, in The Hague, Netherlands December 1, 2020. Peter Dejong/Pool via REUTERS A Dutch court on Wednesday ordered Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) to significantly deepen planned greenhouse gas emission cuts, in a landmark ruling that could pave the way for legal action against energy companies around the world. read more Shell said it was “disappointed” by the ruling which it plans to appeal. Here are some key points about the ruling: Yes. The reduction relates to Shell’s global operations and is not limited to the Netherlands, the court ruling said. WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR SHELL? The ruling said that “it is up to RDS (Royal Dutch Shell) to design the reduction obligation, […]